- Opening: The public can enter the stadium beginning at 7:30 a.m. Commencement Convocation will begin at 9 a.m. Seating is available upon a first-come basis.
- Location(s): Main facility for graduation is the Charlie W. Johnson Stadium
- Safety: Uniformed Benedict Campus Safety Officers and Columbia Police Officers will be available to direct traffic and assist with parking.
INCOMING TRAFFIC ENTERING STADIUM
Two Notch Road onto Read Street Extension to parking areas.
VIP's only will enter from Edgewood Avenue.
(NOTE: all VIP's must display parking decals)
ALL OTHER TRAFFIC
will enter from Two Notch Road onto Edgewood Avenue to Pinehurst (turn right) to Read Street Extension, or from Forest Drive onto Pinehurst to Read Street Extension to parking area.
TRAFFIC LEAVING STADIUM
VIP traffic will exit stadium onto Edgewood Avenue.
NOTE: While exiting, no traffic will be allowed to enter from Edgewood Avenue.
All cars on the West side (home side with Press Box) of the Field House will exit from Read Street Extension onto Two Notch Road.
All cars on the East side of the Field House will exit from Read Street Extension onto Pinehurst.
All graduating students will park on the visitor's side (East side) of the stadium.
GRADUATING STUDENTS WILL ENTER THE STADIUM FIELD FOR THE CEREMONY FROM THE VISITOR'S SIDE OF THE STADIUM.